Tongyi Qianwen, An AI Model Developed By Alibaba, Has Been Upgraded, And Industry-specific Models Have Been Released

In the midst of a growing AI competition among internet firms, Chinese technology giant Alibaba said on Tuesday that it has upgraded its artificial intelligence

At its annual conference in Hangzhou, Alibaba‘s cloud computing arm said that Tongyi Qianwen 2.0 contains “hundreds of billions of” parameters

It also announced the release of eight AI models for the entertainment, finance, healthcare, and legal sectors.

Tencent reported last month that China was in the midst of a “war of a hundred models

In 2020, Microsoft-backed OpenAI’s GPT-3 AI model had 175 billion parameters

Alibaba launched industry-specific models, which include specialized tools for making graphics, writing computer code, analyzing financial data, and looking for legal papers.